Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Mangahao power station

Mangahao power station

Two pairs of massive pipes descend to the Mangahao hydroelectric power station, shown shortly after its completion in 1924. They are bringing water from the east-flowing Mangahao River to the station site, which is on the west-flowing Mangaore stream.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Beneath the Tararua Range', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015